Up with People Elects Dennis Walto to Board

Posted by Up with People on July 22, 2019

dennis waltoDenver, CO – Up with People, the Denver-based nonprofit focused on youth building global understanding through music, education and social action, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Walto to its Board of Directors.  Walto is the eighteenth member of the board and was approved for a three-year term.

Dennis Walto currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Health Fund, a U.S. based organization committed to ensuring access to high quality health care for children living in poverty.  He is a social development entrepreneur and leader who has spent his career thus far trying to make the world a better place.

Prior to joining Children’s Health Fund, Dennis held a variety of leadership roles with global organizations including Save the Children, Population Services International, and the International Medical Corps.  He also has held key U.S. positions with Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, and the National Health Care for Homeless Council. Dennis is a regular contributor to thought leadership platforms and received his Master of Arts Degree from York St. John University with a thesis on Positive Organizational Development.

Up with People President and CEO, Dale Penny remarked, “We are excited to bring Dennis’ energy, global experiences and not-for-profit expertise on to our board.  This is an exciting time for our organization, and we expect Dennis will contribute to our growth and success.”

Upon being appointed to the Up with People Board, Dennis said, “Young people are not just tomorrow, they are today; they are more than the future, they are the now.  I am thrilled to be a part of a positive youth development movement that can unite young people around the world through music, education and social action.”

For More Information Contact:

Amy Jordan, Community Relations and Event Specialist
Phone: 720-215-3207  ajordan@upwithpeople.org

Questions? Click Here To Contact Up with People.


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Up with People is a global education organization which aims to bring the world together through service and music. The unique combination of international travel, service learning, leadership development and performing arts offers young adults an unparalleled study abroad experience and a pathway to make a difference in the world, one community at a time. Click here to learn more about the internationally acclaimed program, Up with People.

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